Mumbai (Maharashtra),[India]: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Friday refused to soften its stand against the release of Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ which also stars Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and said that the Producers Guild’s meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh makes it clear that the Raj Thackeray-led party has dominance in the state.
“We are still holding our stand for not releasing the movie. We will not let any movie to be released which has Pakistani actors in it,” MNS leader Amey Khopkar said.
“It is fine that producers are meeting Home Minister Rajnath Singh ji but we still maintain our stand. We respect the government and the police administration. This meeting against the ongoing protests shows the power of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena in the state that the Producers Guild had to meet the Union Home Minister to sort out the issue,” he added.
Film & Television Producers Guild of India president Mukesh Bhatt and Apoorva Mehta from Dharma Productions, which is behind “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday to discuss the smooth release of the upcoming film. (ANI)